Rauzan Castle bike ride

Quiet, off-the-beaten track local ride from Sauveterre to Rauzan south-east of Bordeaux.

Distance: 34km

Diffculty: Easy/moderate - there are 426m of climbing but it's relatively undulating. 

A day ride from Sauveterre to Rauzan on quiet local roads through picturesque villages and along the Lac de Laubesc to Courpiac. The highlight is a visit to the town of Rauzan, its castle ruins and its cavern.

You can download a GPX file of this route.

Rauzan Castle – or what's left of it – photographed by Henry Salomé, via WIkicommons

Rauzan Castle – or what's left of it – photographed by Henry Salomé, via Wikicommons

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